For the Fatherless on Father’s Day

If you’re mourning the father you lost — or grieving for the one you never had, Kimberly Zapata says you are not alone.

To My Dad: Wanting More

After Kelly Lytle’s father died, he wanted something more from the relationship — and it threatened to ruin his memories of this great man and athlete.

The Day After My Father’s Funeral

Sometimes death teaches you about life.

My Grandfather Died Today and My Heart is Broken

The death of the man who raised him left Kimanzi Constable reeling with anger, regret, and yes, gratitude.

An Open Letter to My Grandfather

His grandfather gifted him a legacy, taught him to love story, and to live a life without regrets, now he has to say “thank you” and “goodbye.”

7 Lessons Quitting a Job I Hated Taught Me About Life

Stuck in a job he hated, 170 pounds overweight, and dealing with the sudden death of his father, this man learned seven life-changing lessons.

The First Time I Found Out My Husband Had Died

Mary Windecker’s husband died during a diving trip in 1994, devastating her family. But a surprising discovery seventeen years later forced her to revisit her pain and loss in ways she hadn’t expected.

The Ties of My Father

Larry Bernstein’s father died seventeen years ago, but his memory lives on in the neckties that were passed down from father to son.

Book Excerpt: Rest In Places – My Father’s Post-Life Journey Around The World by Marlayna Glynn Brown

Death ends and begins a journey. Marlayna Glynn Brown confronts herself while facing her father’s alcoholism and death.

Letter to J., Who I Used to Mentor

Michael Copperman finds that the right moment to mentor usually comes on the way to somewhere else.

Why Guys Cry

From 7 to 60 here are guys explaining why they cry.

Fighting to Belong

A fatherless boy in no man’s land, Rannoch Donald immersed himself in martial arts to become invincible.